International Finance Corporation

Manufacturing New Opportunities in the Western Balkans

An IFC project is providing training, skills, and networking to manufacturing firms in the region, creating jobs and new possibilities.

The Latest from IFC

World Bank Group Scorecard

The new scorecard provides an overarching view of the results indicators of the four institutions that make up the World Bank Group, IDA, IBRD, IFC and MIGA. The scorecard tracks progress toward the Group's broader vision to create a world free of poverty on a livable planet.  

Raising the World Bank Group’s Ambition on Gender Equality

The new Gender Strategy for 2024-2030 commits to building the foundational well-being of women, expanding economic opportunities, and engaging women as leaders—pillars that will help accelerate gender equality to end poverty on a livable planet.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Literature, Feminism, and Universality

Celebrated for her award-winning books and impactful talks, in this episode Chimamanda and host Makhtar Diop delve into gender dynamics in African societies, the influence of colonial histories on women's narratives, and the crucial work of reframing African stories.

What We Do

A strong and engaged private sector is indispensible to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That's where IFC comes in - we have more than 60 years experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they are needed most.

Products and Services

We provide investment, advice, and asset management — offerings that are mutually reinforcing and can be tailored to a client’s specific needs.

Sectors and Expertise

We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

Our Impact

IFC works with clients to create the opportunities which help the private sector mobilize solutions and finance to solve development challenges.

IFC at a glance

IFC - a member of the World Bank Group - is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.

We leverage the power of the private sector and share expertise to transform ideas into investments for green growth, inclusive jobs and impactful projects. 

  • 62.5 Million
    People connected to the internet
  • 11.3 Million
    People supplied with power
  • $226.5 Billion
    In Trade Finance Volume
  • $516.9 Billion
    In Impact from SME Loans


See where we work

IFC’s impact spans more than 100 nations. We empower entrepreneurs all over the world, turning bold ideas into engines of inclusive growth creating millions of jobs, uplifting lives, and transforming communities.